Top 10 Patios & Rooftop Bars in Boston
From breweries overlooking Boston Harbor to open-air wineries and cocktails above the city, Beantown boasts plenty of incredible rooftop bars and patios. Included in the mix is the delicious Cal-Mex eatery, Cósmica, which offers cool drinks and great grub in a sunny patio at the The Revolution Hotel. Check out a few of our other favorites below.
Ahoy, maties! Toss your anchors out and settle into this open-air gathering space. Set in the Navy Yard, The Anchor offers great food and drinks, public art, live music and important youth initiatives. Currently, the multi-story bar is open from 4 – 11 p.m. Monday to Thursday and 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Stop by this waterfront hot spot for panoramic views of the skyline and harbor while you enjoy food and drinks from the vibrant New England-inspired menu. Don’t those frozen watermelon rosés’ just make your mouth water? Go grab yours from Pier 6 and let us know what you think.
This one’s for the foodies. Try delicious, international creations by Culinary Director Marc Orfaly while enjoying handcrafted cocktails alongside incredible views of the Boston Harbor. ReelHouse offers intimate interior seating as well as space on the lively outdoor patio.
Trillium Brewing, Fort Point
Is a crisp, world-class beer all you need to be happy? Head over to the beer garden at Trillium Brewing for a New England farmhouse atmosphere featuring a variety of taps, snacks and laughs to be had.
Legal Sea Foods
All aboard! Make your seaside dreams come true at this 20,000 square-foot waterfront restaurant. With three floors, a retractable roof and an endless array of fresh seafood and creative cocktails, Legal Sea Foods is a must-sea experience – pun intended.
Serving up an array of local fare on a magically lit rooftop, Coppersmith offers drinks and dishes from the internationally influenced restaurant and an always-evolving roster of seasonal specialties from two food trucks.
With epic views, a welcoming atmosphere and a creative menu, Alcove offers up locally sourced Mediterranean-inspired dishes paired with classic drinks like Rosé Sangria and Aperol Spritz’s.
Night Shift Brewing
Founded by a trio of friends, Night Shift Brewing is a welcoming beer-focused joint that’s perfect for enjoying an ice cold one in the sun. Owl’s Nest is the brewery’s family of pop-up beer gardens that feature local food trucks, tunes and great vibes. Go check ‘em out!
After a few glasses of top tier wine? City Winery has you covered. The outdoor wine garden on the Greenway in Dewey Square offers house made wine, local beer and tasty bites in the fresh Boston air.
A hub of Cambridge Crossing, The Lexington features one of the only rooftop bars in the area. Take in the view while sipping on creative cocktails like the Spanish Leather and classic ones like a stiff martini alongside snacks including jalapeño-bacon croquettes.